Overview

Comprehensive Description

Summary

"Eurema laeta, commonly called the Spotless Grass-yellow, is a small Pierid butterfly found in India."
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Physical Description

Morphology

Underwing chrome yellow. Under forewing single small spot end cell. Male upper hindwing base 7 and Under forewing base 1 a salmon brand. Upper forewing marginal band reaches dorsum. Upper hindwing black margin to vein 1 or further. Apex of forewing rounded.
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Size

Wingspan 35-45 mm.
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Diagnostic Description

SubSpecies Varieties Races

"Eurema laeta sikkima Moore, 1906 – Sikkim Spotless Grass Yellow"
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Ecology

Habitat

General Habitat

"Open forests, forest edges, stream banks and meadows."
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Barcode data: Eurema laeta

The following is a representative barcode sequence, the centroid of all available sequences for this species.


No available public DNA sequences.

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Statistics of barcoding coverage: Eurema laeta

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLDS) Stats
Public Records: 1
Specimens with Barcodes: 4
Species With Barcodes: 1
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Conservation

Conservation Status

Common
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Wikipedia

Eurema laeta

Spotless Grass Yellow (Eurema laeta) is a small butterfly of the Family Pieridae (the Yellows and Whites), which is found in India, Sri Lanka, China, Indochina and onwards to Australia.

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References[edit]

  • Evans, W.H. (1932) The Identification of Indian Butterflies. (2nd Ed), Bombay Natural History Society, Mumbai, India
  • Gaonkar, Harish (1996) Butterflies of the Western Ghats, India (including Sri Lanka) - A Biodiversity Assessment of a threatened mountain system. Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society.
  • Gay,Thomas; Kehimkar,Isaac & Punetha,J.C.(1992) Common Butterflies of India. WWF-India and Oxford University Press, Mumbai, India.
  • Kunte,Krushnamegh (2005) Butterflies of Peninsular India. Universities Press.
  • Wynter-Blyth, M.A. (1957) Butterflies of the Indian Region, Bombay Natural History Society, Mumbai, India.
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